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The Digital Golden Dawn: Emergence of a Nationalist-Racist Digital Mainstream

  • Eugenia Siapera
  • Mariangela Veikou
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Abstract

Eugenia Siapera and Mariangela Veikou examine the rising fascist and racist political online networks in Greece. They demonstrate that the kind of online presence that the Golden Dawn and its affiliates have acquired is the result of a mutual accommodation and adjustment amongst the Golden Dawn, digital corporations, the Greek state and civil society. Far from having been excluded or marginalised, Golden Dawn rhetorics, practices and discourses have adjusted to and infiltrated the digital mainstream.

Keywords

Social Media Social Media Platform Hate Speech Twitter Account Online Presence 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eugenia Siapera
    • 1
  • Mariangela Veikou
    • 2
  1. 1.Dublin City UniversityDublinIreland
  2. 2.University of the PeloponneseCorinthGreece

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